A 39-year-old member asked:
my thumb is swollen but just on the distal phalanx area. how do i treat a swollen thumb?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ronald Krauser answered
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: Several arthritic causes are possible although osteoarthritis is statistically most likely. Have the thumb evaluated and an x ray done.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013
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